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Veliko Tarnovo – Arbanasi road closed till the end of August

The planned reconstruction of the Veliko Tarnovo – Arbanasi road starts today (12.07.2016). Recently heavy boulders and mud from the slopes along the road collapsed onto 2 cars prompting authorities to take actions to secure the lot. Road signs will indicate the detour route.

People travelling from VT through Arbanasi to Gorna Oryahovitsa and vice versa should take the road passing through Sheremetya.  Closed for the entire time will be the lot from the water tap at the chine all the way to the fork at Mavrikov Factory. The road is said to be open on the way to the fork at Mavrikov Factory. The road is said to be open on September, 1st.

Images: regnews.net

Source: http://www.regnews.net/bg/zapochva-se-zatvaryat-arbanashkiya-pat-do-kraya-na-avgust-za-remont/#.V4Thsfl9672

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Elena celebrates its 3rd Honey Feast

The 3rd Honey Feast in the town of Elena will take place on July, 25th from 10.30 am in the town square. The festival is held under the Honey Conversations in Elena Style slogan. Many folklore singers and musicians as well as dance formations will take part in the celebrations. Visitors will hear interesting facts about honey, honey products and bees if they decide to attend the practical seminar at the Large Hall in the Municipality building. People will also be presented with the opportunity to taste different types of honey – linden, acacia, honey dew and thistle. Stalls of both local honey producers and such from other parts of the country will be set up too. Some of the events during the day will be the demonstration of various techniques related to producing honey and other bee products. There will be exhibitions, workshops, various contests and activities for children. The day will be closed down with the release of 100 Chinese lanterns in the sky.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/919069461545394/ official FB page of the event

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Dzhulyunitsa, Dobri Dyal, Kozarevets, Merdanya and Dragizhevo to see their water mains reconstructed

map1More than 4800 residents of the five villages part of Lyaskovets Municipality will soon benefit from some major reconstructions of the water mains passing through Dzhulyunitsa, Dobri Dyal, Kozarevets, Merdanya and Dragizhevo.

The five villages are supplied with water from Yovkovtsi Reservoir. The total length of the pipe network for water distribution amounts to 65,644 meters. The plan is for 23,110 meters of pipes to be replaced. The most of the repair works are to happen in the village of Merdanya – it will see 6.4 km of pipes changed. The village of Kozarevets is to have only 1.3 km from the network reconstructed.

The budget for the project is set at 324,000 leva and the funding is to come through Rural Development 2014–2020 Operational Programme of the EU.

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Moto Rock Fest Veliko Tarnovo 7th – 9th July 2016

Moto Rock Fests Veliko Tarnovo marks its 10 anniversary edition this year. More than 2000 bikers from Bulgaria and 9 more countries will gather for the event; it will take place from 7th till 9th  July. Rock fans from Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Holland, Norway, Germany and Austria will join this year’s fest. The rock fest is being organized by Old Bustards MC and Hell’s Angels MC. The venue is the same as last year – by Asenevtsi Monument. Beer and BBQ stalls will be also set up.

As usual there will be a stage which will host a number of performers, including the popular Bulgarian stars Milena, Kolyo from Obraten effect, Erol from Wikeda, Petsata from Control united in the new super band Petsa’s Show; they will hit the stage on the 7th (Thursday). The guest star on Friday (8th July) will be Svetlyo Vitkov and his group The Legends. The Serbian band Ayvar Mleven will stage an Iron Maiden Tribute and the Bulgarian Hammerhead will have a Metallica Tribute performance.

During the 4 days you can see an Erotic Show, Best Bike Design Contest, Stunt Riding Show and the Sound and Light Show at Tsarevets Fortress. Also rockers will have a parade through Veliko Tarnovo and will lay flowers at Mother Bulgaria Monument. A torch march ending at Tsarevets Fortress will be held too and 1000 of Chinese lanterns will be released in the sky commemorating bikers who perished in accidents.

The official opening of the fest is on July, 8th from 8 pm by the Veliko Tarnovo Mayor Daniel Panov. The organizers of the event are calling for everyone to be more tolerant and pay more attention on the road.

EVENT AGENDA OF THE MOTO ROCK FEST 2016
VELIKO TARNOVO , BULGARIA
(ASENEVTSI MONUMENT, JULY 7-9 TH 2016)

JULY 7 TH
06.00 P.M. – RECEPTION OF THE MOTOCYCLE CLUBS FROM THE FOREIGN COUNTRIES
09.00 P.M. – LIVE MUSIC – PECATA SHOW BAND /MILENA,KOLIO,EROL/

JULY 8 TH
08.00 P.M. – OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE FEST
09.00 P.M. – LIVE MUSIC – SVETLIO & THE LEGEND
11.30 P.M. – AFTER PARTY CLUB HOUSE 81

JULY 9 TH
12.00 A.M. – POKER RUN
03.00 P.M. – MOTO GAMES
04.00 P.M. – CHROME CHALLENGE
08.00 P.M. – LIVE MUSIC – AIVAR MLEVEN-IRON MAIDEN TRIBUTE BAND /SERBIA/
09. 00 P.M. – TSAREVETS – SOUND AND LIGHT
10.00 P.M. – LIVE MUSIC – HAMMERHEAD/ METALLICA TRIBUTE BAND/
11.30 P.M. – FIRE SHOW
00.00 A.M. – AFTER PARTY CLUB SPIDER

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Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/1148618315159880/ (official FB of the event)

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The 9th Dixie Jazz Festival takes place in July

The 9th Dixie Jazz Fest – one of the most popular and most colourful music events in Veliko Tarnovo will take place in July. There will be three concert evenings – 7th, 8th and 9th July (Thursday, Friday and Saturday); performers will once again offer their friends and loyal audience interesting jazz projects.

This year the festival will have a different venue – it moves from the Asenevtsi Monument to the stage at the Summer Theatre in Marno Pole Park. A number of side events will accompany and complement the atmosphere of the fest.

All events included in the program of the 9th Dixie Jazz Fest are free to the public.

Source: http://dixiejazzfest.com/

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Veliko Tarnovo – a leader in the Balkans

Veliko Tarnovo is the place hosting the largest number of buildings/monuments of cultural heritage significance in the Balkans. The number of these buildings in the old capital is 1580. That was announced yesterday at the National Assembly by Veliko Tarnovo MP Evgeni Stoev during the debates on the adoption of the second reading of amendments to the Law on Cultural Heritage. The Parliament decided to create six regional centres that will have the powers of the National Institute of Immovable Cultural Heritage (NIICH). This will overcome delays as currently NIICH takes too much time to deal with issues or process a request – far beyond the statutory deadline. This caused many problems for citizens and the local authorities even at times when emergency actions had to be undertaken. This is one of the reasons Veliko Tarnovo lost several unique houses-monuments that collapsed waiting for the NIICH decisions. Veliko Tarnovo The new unit will be able to grant permission and to provide certifications for repairs or strengthening of monuments and buildings of cultural heritage significance located locally.

Source: velikotarnovoutre.bg

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Enyovden celebrations at Samodskata Charshia for the 13th time

On the 24th of June the Samovodska Charshia in Veliko Tarnovo will welcome visitors for Enyovden celebrations for 13th year in a row. This is day of summer solstice, herbal remedies and ancient magic rituals. The festive days starts at 10.00 am on Friday with the traditional passing through a wreath which has 77 herbs intertwined in it. This is done following the ancient rituals and is said to bring good health.

The chairman of the Union of Herbalists in Bulgaria, Emil Elmazov, will have a lecture on the herb Enyovche and its healing properties. Then everyone can try a beverage made from the herb. Throughout the day there will be an exhibition with some of the most popular herbs in Bulgaria and their beneficial effects.

Source: http://www.panorama.bg

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